Explore the Best of

Cape Cod

& the Islands

Cape Cod LIFE's Annual Readers' Choice Awards

Cape Cod Life's annual Best of awards are the original longest-running readers' choice awards in the region. The categories are awarded based on thousands of votes by those who love and know the Cape & Islands best. So if you're looking for somewhere to grab a bite, do some shopping, or a new place to explore, let this be your guide!



cape cod beer

Cape Cod Beer

Hyannis | Mid Cape
Lion's Paw Interior

Lion’s Paw

Nantucket | Nantucket

Smith Bodfish & Swift

Vineyard Haven | Martha's Vineyard
Person riding rental bicycle

Idle Times Bike Shop

Orleans | Lower Cape

The Impudent Oyster

Chatham | Lower Cape

The Black Cat Tavern

Hyannis | Mid Cape

The Inn at Yarmouth Port

Yarmouth Port | Mid Cape
Waterview Dining Guide, July 2017 Cape Cod LIFE

The Lobster Claw Restaurant

Orleans | Lower Cape
Eagle Pond

Eagle Pond Sanctuary

Cotuit | Mid Cape
Albacore Charters

Albacore Charters

Nantucket | Nantucket

Entertainment Cinemas

Edgartown | Martha's Vineyard

Holly’s Deli

West Dennis | Mid Cape

Snow’s Home and Garden

Orleans | Lower Cape
28 Centre Pointe shop interior

28 Centre Pointe

Nantucket | Nantucket

Wicked Thrift & PopRock Vintage

West Yarmouth | Mid Cape

Seafood Sam’s Falmouth

Falmouth | Upper Cape

Maggie Stewart Events

Nantucket | Nantucket

Falmouth Wine & Spirits

Falmouth | Upper Cape
Maki Roll at Bar Yoshi

Bar Yoshi

Nantucket | Nantucket

Surf Side Cottages

South Wellfleet | Outer Cape
trees and plants at crocker nurseries

Crocker Nurseries

Brewster | Lower Cape

Falmouth Theatre Guild at Highfield

Falmouth | Upper Cape
Bikes outside Arnolds Bike Shop

Arnold’s Bike Shop

Provincetown | Outer Cape